As a follow up to our discussion of the novel, episode #67 focuses on Gavin Hood’s film adaptation Ender’s Game. Starting with a discussion on Graff versus Dumbledore, the hosts discuss how the film comes across both to people who are familiar with the source material and to those who are not.
For similar adaptations, check out our episodes on RIPD, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, Star Trek Into Darkness, The Host, and Total Recall.
Music: Bugg Superstar by Smashing Pumpkins
-Nov 21 (UK), Nov 22 (US)
-Nov 22 (US), Jan 10 (UK)
-Based on the 2011 French-Canadian film Starbuck, with same writer/director, Ken Scott
Tumblr Discussion: Graff is the Dumbledore of Ender’s Game
-Written and Directed: Gavin Hood
-Starring: Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield, Ben Kingsley, and Abigail Breslin